An Idiom for Fruit

August 5, 2013

When picking peaches one must explore with their hands into the plumage, softly feeling the tops of each piece of fruit for just the right amount of give. Sometimes when freeing one peach another may fall to the ground, and if it is just ripe enough, it makes the most condensed and mournful… “thud,” letting you know that a good one just got away.